The Falls City tribune. (Falls City, Neb.) 1904-191?, September 01, 1905, Image 1
i\ THE FALLS CITY TRIBUNE. CONSOLIDATED WITH THE HUM BO LOT ENTERPRISE , JUNE 23 , 1905. Vol. II FALLS CITY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY , SEPTEMBER , i 1905. Whole No. 86 O. Andrews spent Wednesday .1 in Auburn. t Jack Glincs left Wednesday for Kansas City. Clyde Johnson left Wednesday for Superior. Geo. Reichers spent Wednes day in Shubert. Stephen Prior and wife visited their son at Barada Sunday. Peter Kaiser and wife drove t ° Verdon Monday and spent the day. _ Dr. and Mrs. Keeler left Wed nesday for an extended trip to Denver. T. J , Whitaker , Jake Tanner and John Wiltse spent yesterday in Shubert. S. D. Willets , of Chicago is in this city the guest of his sister , Mrs. V. G. Lyford. R. R. Johnson and wife re turned Tuesday from a visit to relatives in Superior. John Baker and wife , of Merrill - rill were guests at the home of John Holt Wednesday. Lou Paxton came down from Waterloo , Iowa , to visit her mother , Mrs. Carrie Paxton Grace Gray returned home Sunday night from a two weeks visit in Indiana and Chicago. Mrs. H. Manshart and son , Irvin left Wednesday for Denver and other points in Colorado. Mrs. Jennie Wentworth left Wednesday for an extended trip to Denver and other Colorado points. Dr. Messier returned Saturday from a weeks stay in Omaha- On Monday hevent to Auburn to spend a few days. Prof. Harnack returned to this city Tuesday evening very ill Clem Stump went to Verdon to work a few days in his place. Josephine Graves has tendered her resignation as a teacher in the city schools. The board has taken no action on it at this writ ing. Mrs. G. V. Stumbo and daugh ter , Jennie Pearl returned the latter part of the week from a visit to Mrs. Pcabody , in Lin coln. T. T. Ross left this week for western Kansas to jvork in a printing office. He has been em ployed on the Journal for some time past. O. R. Ross was called from Frederick , Okla. , Sunday by the serious illness of his little daugh ter. At this writing the little one is much better. Christian Bible school at 9:30 a. in. Rev. Cronenberger will return and meet his people Lords- day. In the morning he will give an extensive report of the Inter-National convention held in San Francisco , Cal. In the evening "Scenes on the Way. ' A most cordial invitation is ex tended to all members ant friends. Chas. Davis , Peter Frederic ! and Will Veach left Sunday U take part in the shoots to be licit in Colorada Springs and Trinidad Col. The boys should get theii share of the purses as anyone o f them is capable of shooting 9 ( per cent. Will Veach will g ( from Colorada to San Francisc < to participate in the Californi : contests. Davis and Frederic ! were undecided when they lef here as to whether or not thej would return homefromColorad ; or continue the journey witi Veach. A Fine Display. Very few people who have passed Reavis & Abbey's store liis week , have failed to stop ml take a look at the display vindows. The attraction has een the magnificent display of lattings now on exhibition and liner line is rarely shown even n the large cities. These mat- ings represent a special impor- ation as well as some especially ttractive domestic patterns. ? here is also variety of quality s well as quantity and the goods ange from the inexpensive kinds 0 the high class goods that seller or more money. A man who is ooking for matting and cannot ind something to suit him in all his bewildering array , would urely be a hard man to please. W. P.Fergus. The latest political announce- nent is that of William P. Fer gus of Falls City precinct for heriiT. Mr. Fergus has been a esident of Uichardson County ince 1809 and enjoys a large 1 n d favorable acquaintance hroughoutthe county. llesRt- led north of Humboldt where le lived until 1891 at which ime IIP was elected shiriff of lie couuty on the republican icket and removed with his atnily to Falls City , in and near vliich city he has since lived. Mr. Fergus served two terms is sherilt and preformed the luties of this office with marked ibility and strict fidelity , mak- ng a reputation of one of the best sheriffs the county has ever lad. He is now living on a. arm in Falls City rccinct , and las been living there following the avocation of a farmer for several years. Mr. Fergus will ay his claims before the coun ty convention soon to be held n Stella , and should he be nominated would doubtless be choosen again for the position le has filled with such credit n the past. D. Watson , of Reserve , was in town Tuesday. George Hinton was an Auburn visitor Wednesday. Grace Nims , of Dawson , was n town Wednesday. Fred Oswald returned home Tuesday to visit a few days. Martha and Anna Stewart were up from Reserve on Tuesday. Florence Parchen is visiting relatives in Verdon this week. George Shields went to Auburn Wednesday to attend the races. Mrs. Nellie Willard , of Reserve , was among Tuesday's visitors. W. J. Boyd , spent Tuesday in Hebron , looking after business. Mrs. John Wiltse spent Thurs day in Straussville with relatives. Samuel Edgar , of Dawson , was a business visitor here Wednes day. _ _ Mrs. Peter Kaiser left Wednes day for a short visit in Nebraska City. City.A A show passed through this city Saturday on its way to Shu bert. _ Mrs. Ada Wells left Wednes day for Colorado to spend a short time. A new cement walk is being laid around the Central school building. Verne Sears and wife are in Shubert this week attending the street fair. Clarence Heck and Charles Cor nell played ball in Shubert on Wednesday. Jake Morris Wins Cup. The final shoot for the Peters cup , participated in by those who had won it in the preliminaries , was held at the traps Friday of last week. Notwithstanding that Jake Norris had been without practice for several weeks , he walked off with spoils. The score was ; Norris 8' ) , Kellar 85 ; Fred- crick 85 and Davis _ 85. Little Girl Drowned. The three year old daughter of Born Schocky and wife fell into a cistern at the family home in Oleda , Kansas , last Wednesday and was drowned. Mr. and Mrs. Sehocky lived at Rule for a num ber of years and have many friends who will sympathize with them in their sudden and awful bereavement. Derby Saloon Robbed. Burglars entered the Derby saloon on last Thursday night and got away with about twen'ty dollars in money and a quantity of liquor. It is supposed that the thief concealed himself in a closet until after the saloon was closed and then emerged from lis hiding place , committed the theft and made his escape. Court Next Week District court will be in session icxt week , Tuesday having been set as the date for the opening of : he term and at that time Judge Kelligar will set the wheels of justice turning. A number of interesting cases will come on for hearing. Only one new case las been filed this week. Mar garet C. Nofsinger asks for a divorce from Peter C. Nofsinger. Stole Suit of Clothes. Tony Kuttler was arrainged before Judge Moran Tuesday on the charge of having stolen a suit of clothes from Roy Craw ford and having disposed of the said suit at a second hand store in this city. Tony was unable to introduce evidence proving that he didn't do it , and so he \vasduly convicted and sentenced to spend the next thirty days in the county jail and to pay all costs in the case. Charges Against Tucker. The report of the investigation made by the department of jus tice relative to the charges against Judge Tucker is on file with the United States Attorney General. The department de clines to give any facts for publi cation at this timethe dispatches in Thursday's papers howe/cr , state that at least a part of the charges have been sustained. Fine Club Rooms. The work of fitting up the second floor of the Strong build ing for the use of the Elks lodge is progressing finely. The beau tiful suite of rooms has been re modelled a n d nicely decorated and part of the fine furniture has been purchased and installed. When the work is done the Elks will have a beautiful and luxuri ous lodge home. It is expected that the lodge rooms will be formally dedicated about Sep tember 15th. A Question Of Ethics. A bunch of representative citi zens were holding an animatec discussion Sunday morning on the propriety of a Judge holding a pretty girl in his lap One o : the crowd did not think , a Judge should be censured for such an offence to which Bob Cain agreec with some conditions. "I think he ought to adjourn court first , ' said Bob ; "that is a job that should be done at "chambers.1 To which Judge Wilhitc agreed by saying , "that has always been my practice. " Burned by Gasoline. Mrs. O. A. Cooper , wife of the well known grain dealer of Hum boldt , met with a serious acci dent at her home at that place on Monday. Mrs. Cooper was attempting to burn some worm nests from the trees in an orchard adjoining her house and was using gasoline for the purpose. During the operation her cloth ing caught fire ami when mem bers of the family came in re sponse to her calls for help , she was enveloped in flames. A blanket was thrown over her and the flames smothered , but not until she h a d been seriously burned. Physicians believe that she will recover , but it was a miraculous escape from death. Peace Declared. Russia and Japan have reached an agreement whereby a treaty insuring a just and enduring peace will be formulated At the last moment Japan conceded the indemnity and territory demands , consenting to divide the island of Sakhalin and to return to Russia a 11 interned warships. The diplomatic victory is con ceded to Russia though Japan secures everything for which the war has been waged. The world icknowledges the accomplish ment of peace to be due to the courageous and determined stand of President Roosevelt. Cables from every crowned head of Eu rope have been received by the President , and the great news papers of the world speak of his successful labor in terms , of high est praise. Japan lias proved itself mighty in war and magnanimous to a defeated foe in the hour of vic tory. It h as secured a place among the great powers of the world. T h e question as to whether she can maintain the position remains to be answered. Team Ran Away. One of the teams used in mov ing the business college furniture ran away Wednesday afternoon. The wagon had been loaded when the team took fright and ran from the Wahl building along the alley to the north until the wagon collided with a telephone pole and further progress was stopped. The wagon was loaded with chairs , desks and other fur niture to which considerable damage was done. Business College Moved. On Wednesday the furniture and fixtures of the Falls City Business college were removed from the Wahl building on Wil son street between First and Second. "It seems like getting back home again , " said Prof. Barrett to a Tribune reporter. "Here the greatest success of the college has been achieved , and the building seems charged with a sort of college atmosphere. " When asked concerning the out look for the coining year Prof. Barrett said , "The outlook is very promising. More young men and young women are com ing to see the necessity of a bus iness education , and the prevail ing prosperity will enable more of them than ever before , to get such education. " The college building has been put in first class shape a.id all will be ready for business on the opening date , which is Monday September 11. It is altogether likely that the enrollment this year will be very large. Marriage Record. The following licenses were issued by Judtfe Wilhitc : J John S Beck , Humboldt Ofl | Kmma Russell , Humboldt 45 I Carov Hisju'lns , Stcllu 22 1 Myrtle William ! . , Stella 21 ( A. C. Khelton , Shub rt 4 ; J Ibabelle Quisle , Shubert 3 ; Died. Eli Corn , an old an respected itix.en of this county , died at his ionic in Salem last Saturday at he age of 72 years. Mn Corn lad lived a long and useful life , lany years of which were spent n this county and he had made lany friends to whom his death > rings genuine regret. He leaves a wife and nine chil- rcn , who have the sympathy of 11. The deceased was a sincere hristian , having united with the Christian church thirty-five years go , and remained true to the > rinciplcs of the faith until his eath. The funeral was held from the Christian church in Salem , the ervices being conducted by Rev. Jonn. The attendance was very urge. Xelma Girth , daughter of Mr. nd Mrs. Ben Law , died at Ne- ada , Mo. . August 15th. The ittlc one was but five months Id. Mrs. Law was on her way o the home of her father near Jalm , Kansas , and on reaching Nevada , the child was taken sick. Ir. Law who had remained in his city , was notified and went it once to that place. Mr. and Mrs. Law have the deepest sym- > athy of Falls City friends. William Parchen died at his ionic in Hay Springs on last Tuesday. MrParchen was an nvalid for several years and suf- ered a stroke of paralysis which vas the immediate cause of his leath. The deceased was a pioneer of Nebraska , locating in Richard son county in the early sixties , ind represented this county in the first state legislature. Some /ears ago he removed to Hay Springs. He will be well remem bered by our older citizens , who will all regret to learn of his leath. Mr. Parchen was the father of Mrs. W. A. Greenwald of this city who , upon being notified of liis serious illness , left last Sun- lay for Hay Springs. The mem bers of the family consist of a wife and four children. The iineral was held from the Con gregational church at Hay Springs. Society Notes. The C. E. girls of the Presby terian church spent Tuesday at Sunny Springs. They took with them well filled baskets and a most pleasant day was spent. On Wednesday evening at 8:30 : A. Shelton and Isabelle Quig- gle , both of Sliubert were united in marriage by County Judge Wilhite. The couple is well known by many of our readers. The Tribune extends congratu lations. On Tuesday afternoon of Urn week Maud Davis entertained ; number of her girl friends at ; kensington. The hostess served ices and cake which added mucl to the pleasure of the afternoon Mrs. D. D. Reavis cntertainei twenty-five friends at her honu last Friday' in honor of Miss * " Philena Yutzy and Grace Fcnn. After the guests had assembled an interesting game of progress ive initials was played. This with dainty refreshments made a very enjoyable afternoon. Mrs , Reavis was assisted by Mrs. . J. C. Yut/.y and Mrs. Frank Uhlig. Emma Baker entertained s number of her friends at si : o'clock dinner Tuesday at tin home of Win. Rieger. A most enjoyable time is reported b } those who were present. Tin event was in honor of Miss Bak ers birthday. The members of the Episcopa Sunday school enjoyed a picnic ind outing at Fast's grove north of the city on Tuesday. The lay was spent in a most delight- ul manner and the basket dinner vas an especially enjoyable eature. The members of the Junior ocicty of the Christian church ' vf re royally en'tcrtaincd ' at the lome of George Prater on Tucs- lay evening. The little folks pent the evening in playing games of various kinds. Minnie Vlacombcr assisted in serving c.c cream and cake. Mrs. J. W. Powell and Miss ilary Maddox entertained twcnty- our ladies at progressive whist in Thursday morning at the' 'owell ' home. The house was licely decorated in cut flowers nd presented a beautiful appear- uicc. The event was a complete iiiccess and one that was most horoughly enjoyed by all pres et. A three course lunch was erved at noon , Reba Evcrsole entertained the ncmbers of the II. S. M. and 1. T ) . clubs at a house party on Wednesday night. The guests pent the night at the Eycrsole ionic and were most splendidly entertained , awaking the next norning to enjoy a charming breakfast , served by the hostess. Holf Wins Prizes. T ' A- Will Holt who is making a tour - of the state fairs in this section , with about twenty fine hogs , is uaking a great record in the way of prixc winning. At the Mis souri state fair at Sedalia , he captured ten prctniuns and at the- fowa state fair at Des Moines he- won fifteen pretniunsout of seven teen entries. He will doubtless do as well at the fairs he is yet to visit. His Falls City friends will be glad to know of his suc cess. The Conference. The Nebraska conference of the M. E. church will meet in.our city September 19 , 1905. It has been eleven years since the con ference visited Falls City. Two' ' hundred men , representing one of the largest religious denomi nations of the United States , should be kindly welcomed We respectfully appeal to the people of our city to aid in enter taining this conference. We need meals for forty-five men at once. If you can furnish meals for two at your home or at one of the boarding houses or hotels it will be appreciated. Those who can help please notify the pastor or one of the officials. W. T. CI.IKI ; . . C. II. Marion was among those from hero who went to Auburn Wednesday. Nellc McMahon returned the first of the week from a visit to W1 sner , Neb. Mrs. Vcta Messier , of Culwell , Idaho , spent Tuesday here the guest of her uncle , Will Price. Mrs. John Weber and little daughter went to Nebraska City City Wednesday to visit relatives. Al Johnson , who has been'vis- iting relatives here returned to his home in Norton , Kansas , last Tuesday night. Mrs. Dr. McMillian and daugh ter , Ruth , returned Tuesday from a months visit with relatives in Fullerton , Nebr. - There will be service at the Presbyterian church next Sab bath morning a n cl evening. Everybody cordially invited. A prominent citizen of Shubert had a fine Duroc-Jersey hog shipped to him from Kansas. It was transferred here and taken overland to Shubert Saturday.